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Trading funds and shares online – made easy

You can choose how to invest your money, whether you'd prefer to trade funds or deal in shares, we can offer a platform to help you.


Global Investment Centre

  • Log-on and register in around 5 minutes

  • Funds from 17 leading fund providers
  • Buy and monitor your portfolios online



  • Trade a wide range of equities including UK and US stocks, ETFs and government gilts
  • Interactive online research tools
  • Test your strategies and build a virtual portfolio

Investors are advised to consider carefully the special risks of investing in emerging market securities. Investments in emerging markets are by their nature higher risk and potentially more volatile than those in more established markets.

The value of most investments, and any income they generate, can go down as well as up, meaning you may not get back the full amount you invested. This may in part be due to exchange rate fluctuations where overseas investments are held.

Most investments should be considered as a medium- to long-term commitment, meaning you should be prepared to hold them for at least five years.

The value of any tax benefits described depends on your individual circumstances. Tax rules may change in the future.

Looking for advice on your investments

Global Investment Centre and Invest Direct are ideal for investors who prefer to research themselves and make their own investment decisions. If you are not a self-directed customer and wish to have advice, we may be able to help.

Or call us on 0800 328 1298*

* Our opening hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 9pm and 9:30am to 7:00pm on Saturday. Textphone: 18001 0800 028 0126

** Lines are open from 8am - 6pm (some options 9am - 5pm) Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays). Textphone for top-ups, switches and withdrawals: 0845 608 8877, textphone for general enquiries 0845 766 0391.

To help us continually improve our service, and in the interests of security, we may monitor and/or record your communications with us.

Our opening hours are Monday to Friday 7.30am to 9.30pm (excluding Bank Holidays), Saturday 10.00am to 4.00pm, Sunday Closed